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03/08/2018

Highlights | @NDmbb vs. Virginia Tech, ACC Tournament: 2nd Round (2018)

03/08/2018

Irish Access Extra | @NDMBB vs Virginia Tech ACC Tournament 2018

Get a look inside the locker room from Notre Dame's 71-65 victory in round two of the 2018 ACC Tournament.

03/07/2018

Highlights | @NDmbb vs. Pittsburgh, ACC Tournament Rd. 1 (2018)

Highlights of Notre Dame's 67-64 win over Pittsburgh in the first round of the 2018 ACC Tournament.

03/06/2018

Irish Access Extra | @NDMBB vs Pittsburgh ACC Tournament 2018

Get a look inside the locker room from Notre Dame's 67-64 victory in the first round of the ACC Tournament.

03/05/2018

@NDMBB | #NotDoneYet

The Irish get ready to start the 2018 ACC Championship.

03/08/2018

Notre Dame @ Duke (USATSI)

Notre Dame @ Duke

03/06/2018

ACC MBB Tournament: ND vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI)

The Fighting Irish opened the league tournament with a win over the Panthers.

02/28/2018

Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh (USATSI)

Photos from Notre Dame vs. Pittsburgh - Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018

02/24/2018

Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest (USATSI)

Notre Dame vs. Wake Forest (USATSI) Men's Basketball

02/19/2018

Miami at Notre Dame (USATSI)

Miami at Notre Dame: Photos by USA Today Sports Images

HONORS AND AWARDS:

  • 2018 Notre Dame ‘Empty The Tank’ Awardwinner
  • 2017-18 ACC Player of the Week (Jan. 8, 2018)
  • 2016-17 All-ACC Academic Team
  • 2017 ACC Academic Honor Roll
  • 2017 Notre Dame Newcomer of the Year

SOPHOMORE SEASON (2017-18)

  • Helped the Irish to victory over Hampton in the first round of the NIT with 17 points (3-for-4 from the extended 3FG range) with six rebounds and two steals.
  • One of three Irish players to score 20 points at Wake Forest, including 11 in the second half.
  • Shook off a tough shooting start to finish with 19 points and several key plays down the stretch of the victory over Florida State.
  • Posted perhaps his finest game in an Irish uniform against Boston College, scoring a career-best 28 points with five 3FGs, 8-for-11 from the field, five rebounds and three assists.
  • Continued to play big minutes, logging 38 or more minutes for the eighth straight game at Duke, leading the team with 22 points.
  • Went all 40 minutes with a career-high 27 points, five assists and five 3FGs against Virginia Tech - including a half court shot to end the first half.
  • Played 38 minutes or more at No. 20/18 Clemson, scoring 18 points with four rebounds and two assists.
  • Played a career-high 48 minutes in the double overtime loss to Louisville, finishing with 12 points and two steals.
  • Scored 19 points with six assists and five rebounds in the battle vs. North Carolina.
  • Dished out a career-high-matching seven assists in the loss at Georgia Tech.
  • Earned first ACC Player of the Week award on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 after leading the Irish to a 2-0 week in the ACC with wins over NC State and at Syracuse, averaging 20.0 ppg, 5.5 rpg and 4.5 apg.
  • Carried the Irish through a tough-shooting first half at Syracuse, finishing the first 20 minutes 5-of-10 from the floor with 14 points and three rebounds. The effort kept the Irish in the game, as the rest of the team would finish 1-19 from the floor in the eventual 51-49 victory.
  • His two free throws with 2:25 remaining gave Notre Dame its first lead of the game at Syracuse since the Irish were up 1-0 in the early minutes of the contest.
  • Stepped up in the victory over NC State, with both Bonzie Colson and Matt Farrell sidelined with injuries, to score 22 points with career-best seven rebounds and shot 7-of-8 from the free throw line.
  • Posted one of the best all-around games of his career against Southeastern Louisiana, setting career-highs for rebounds (5), assists (5), steals (4) and free throws made (6-6) in the victory over the Lions.
  • Scored 17 points on 5-of-8 shooting in a career-high 42 minutes in the overtime loss vs. Indiana in the Crossroads Classic.
  • Broke out for 21 points in the victory at Delaware, shooting 4-of-7 from 3FG range in 38 minutes.
  • The key scorer in Notre Dame’s victory over LSU in the Maui Invitational, scoring 26 points with six three pointers and four assists.
  • Poured in 23 points against Chicago State on 8-of-11 shooting, including four three-point field goals and three free throws.
  • Led the Irish to a season-opening victory at DePaul with a then career-high 21 points on 7-of-11 shooting with four three-point field goals and zero turnovers in a career-high 38 minutes of action.


FRESHMAN SEASON (2016-17)

  • Provided a spark off the bench against Boston College with four points, a team-high four assists, three rebounds and two steals - including both steals during a 15-0 run in the first half to help Notre Dame take control of the game.
  • Made his first career start vs. No. 14/15 Florida State, logging 21 minutes, five points, two assists and a career-high matching four rebounds.
  • Came off the bench to score 12 points, including 2-for-2 from 3FG range against No. 21/21 Duke.
  • Played a career-high 25 minutes, scoring 12 points (first back-to-back double-digit scoring games of his career) at No. 10/12 Florida State, shooting 4-of-5 from the field with two 3FGs.
  • Delivered huge bench minutes in the victory at Virginia Tech, scoring a career-high 13 points, shooting 5-of-7 from the floor.
  • Played a key role in the road victory at Pittsburgh - his first career ACC game - stepping up in the second half off the bench to tie the game at 49-49 with a three pointer (13:32 remaining). Also deflected a handful of passes at the top of the 2-3 zone, allowing the Irish to get key defensive stops.
  • Logged 20 minutes, scored 12 points and dished off a career-high seven assists in the victory over North Carolina A&T.
  • Was all over the court in the victory over Seattle, scoring 11 points and leading the team in assists (five) and steals (three).
  • Made his first career appearance in an Irish uniform in the season-opening victory over Bryant, playing 18 minutes, scoring his first career field goal, free throw, assist and steal against the Bulldogs.

HIGH SCHOOL

  • All-time leading scorer in Seton Hall Prep school history.
  • First team all-state selection in 2015-16 after leading Seton Hall prep to a 29-1 record, averaging 20.6 ppg, 4.2 rpg, 3.6 apg and 2.4 spg.
  • Participated in the Kentucky Derby All-Star Game in Louisville, Ky., and won the event’s three-point shooting competition.
  • Invited to play in the Capital Classic in Washington, D.C.

PERSONAL

  • Full name is Temple Dupree Gibbs Junior.
  • Son of Temple and Jacqui Gibbs along with older brothers Ashton and Sterling.
  • Father, Temple, played football at Temple University.  
  • Brother, Ashton, played basketball at the University of Pittsburgh and currently plays for Indios SFM in the Dominican Republic.
  • Brother, Sterling, played basketball at Texas, Seton Hall and Connecticut and was currently plays in Russia for BC Nizhny Novgorod.
  • Enrolled in the College of Arts and Letters with a major in film, television and theatre.

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Temple 'T.J.' Gibbs Jr.
Temple 'T.J.'  Gibbs Jr.

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Scotch Plains, NJ

High School:
Seton Hall Prep

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 188

Position:
Guard

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